In this 1983 unaired pilot for a proposed TV series titled "Space Police," Lieutenant Chuck Brogan is transferred to the Space Police after 15 years of service in the New York Police Department. Ultimately this show was reformatted and retitled as "Space Precinct" (starring Shane Rimmer as Brogan) and was made into a standalone TV movie in 1986.
This documentary by Mentorn Films goes in depth behind the production of the show, which was at the time "The most ambitious Science Fiction series ever made for television" in Britain.
Space Precinct Legacy is the story of the most ambitious British television series ever made. A brand new feature length restrospective documentary about Gerry Anderson's short lived, live action series Space Precinct. Featuring all new interviews with cast and crew and never before seen behind the scenes material. Space Precinct Legacy is a must see for all Gerry Anderson and science fiction fans. Featuring in-depth interviews with key members of the production team, Space Precinct Legacy provided a fascinating and at times controversial insight into the political, financial and creative tensions at play behind the scenes of the series. It also reveals some shocking secrets about the making of it.
Lt. Patrick Brogan and Officer Jack Haldane, both new to Demeter City's Precinct 88, are assigned to protect the alien witness to the murder of a police informer.
Precinct 88 investigates a grisly murder in the Skall Street district which leads to a pair of telekinetic vigilantes.
While on a trip to Merlin's Asteroid, Brogan and his son Matt come across a wrecked ship containing an old corpse, leading to an investigation of the ship's owner, the mysterious industrialist Alden Humes.
Brogan and Haldane search for an alien killer who targets dealers of the illegal substanse, Black Cyrstal.
When an executive of Brett Interplanetary is murdered, Precinct 88 turn their attentions to the notorious extortionist-assassin known as the Snake.
A counterfeiting operation is busted by the officers of Precinct 88 and a mysterious cyborg, which proceeds to eliminate members of the counterfeiter's gang.
Brogan and the others invesigate an alien organ harvesting operation run by a seemimgly respectable surgeon.
A series of murders in Demeter City leads Brogan to an alleged alien invasion of Altor and a canine connection that may endanger his daugter Liz.
The death of a Tarn burglar on a space station leads the officers of Precinct 88 to track competing parties vying for the powerful energy of Luxorian Ice.
Brogan attempts to help two illegal immigrants to Altor, Tildon Alreeuh and his son Nillim, who are avoiding the planet's Immigration Department.
Brogan and Haldane reluctantly provide protection to the crooked Creon politician Vinny Artak, whose life is threatened when he runs for Demeter City Council.
While transporting a prisoner to the space prison known as the Rock, Officers Haldane and Castle come across a plot to release a notorious ganglord.
Brogan and Haldane are bought before an internal affairs inquiry, when a mobster sets up a murder frame, so as to discredit their testimony in his impending trial.
Brogan, Haldane and Castle investigate the murder of an undercover cop at a strip joint with the officer's disgruntled partner. The trail leads to an a killer that was thought to be an urban legend. Meanwhile Officers Orrin and Romek try to hide a friendly but undocumented apelike creature which is in danger of termination.
Sergeant Fredo's daughter Estes is placed in danger when she is able to read the thoughts of rampaging serial killer in Demeter City.
Brogan investigates the activitis of race riot instigator Burl Flak, whose gang is causing trouble in Demeter City. An old friend of Brogan's, the bounty hunter Erika Brandt, turns up on Flak's trail and her reacquaintence with Brogan causes Sally to become jealous.
Jack Haldane realises his personal feelings for Jane Castle, when she is taken hostage by anarchists in return for the release of one of their comrades.
When Sally and Liz Brogan witness a jewellry store robbery at first hand, the ensuing police investigation leads to agang with a weapon which fires sub-atomic particles that break up the structure of matter.
Demeter City's latest illicit drug craze is for Flash, a substanse which causes users to combust when they overdose. Brogan is displeased when his daughter takes an interest in becoming a police officer.
Officer Took joins a religious cult called the Pyrists. When one of their elders is immolated in a fire, her colleagues believe that the Pyrists themselves, were responsible.
Precinct 88 continues its investigation at the Pyrist Temple in the wake of the disappearance of Captain Podley's daughter.
A bug containing a healing chemistry is stolen from a company lab. The thief is Tommy Murphy, Brogan's best friend from his NYPD days, who happens to pay a visit to his former colleague.
When a meteor crashes on farmland in Altor, Brogan and Haldane become involved in an investigation into a landlord attempting to force his tenants at a nearby tower block. Brogan's suspicions are further fueled by the involvement of military intelligence agents.